Disability Resources

Resource centers

Social Security Administration Disability Home and US Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment
ASEC Area Special Education Cooperative in Northwest Minnesota
Education, Minnesota Department of Education:
Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library
Education, North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
includes links to Vision Services and School for the Deaf
Human Services, Minnesota department of:
includes Autism and Services for people with disabilities

Human Services, North Dakota department of: includes Autism and Services for people with disabilities
National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped includes link to Search the Catalog and BARD 


Americans with Disabilities Act - rights for people with disabilities - U.S. Dept. of Justice
Closing the Gap - trade journal on adaptive technology for disabilities, 7 day trial.
College Resources for Students with Disabilities guidebook - Affordable Colleges Online to help students transition to higher education
NTN - Narrative Television Network
Pacer Center - Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights - Minnesota
Signing Savvy - video clips of some sign language vocabulary

Computer and Print Accessibility

Cheat sheets one-page accessibility resources to assist in creating accessible content. - National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE)
Free Low Cost Assistive Technology for Everyone. last update 2017. Created by Augsburg University Class Disability Resources

Making your Website accessible ACRL Tech Connect
The Trace Center research, development, and resource center
Technology resources for people with vision loss from the American Federation for the Blind
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
including Policies relating to Web accessibility

Product & Company links

Freedom Scientific - Blind and low vision products
MaxiAIDS.com - Catalog of products for vision, hearing, mobility and more
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a free "screen reader" which allows blind or vision impaired people to use a computer.

Maintained by Theresa Borchert.  Last update 10-16-19
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Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Concordia College, Moorhead,Minnesota